Archive for the Techno Category
Since the early aughts, Alan Abrahams, aka Portable, has been producing records for labels like Perlon, Live At Robert Johnson, K7, and Süd Electronic. With a new band project RANGEr, the South Africa born Alan Abrahams is an artist in-between genres. A Life Without Notifications is now here, marking his […]
Double LP version. Surgeon’s new full-length, Luminosity Device, takes Bardo Thödol — the Tibetan Book of the Dead — as a starting point for a rhythmic journey into those interstitial spaces where body, mind, and soul no longer seem like distinct categories. It has the potential to turn anything from […]
An adventure through time and space from Gravity Graffiti label boss Riccardo Schiro aka Maladetti/Richeart. This is his second appearance on the label thus far. Slo-mo shamanic techno and tribal trance awaits listeners on the Dunas EP. This will no doubt appeal to fans of early Plastikman circa “Afrika”, natural/electronic […]
VAKULA debuts a new alter ego for this 4-tracker composed of 3 meditative ambient electronic pieces and the deep dub techno of “AFTERNOON” that opens the B-side.
The prolific Japanese producer returns to LET’S PLAY HOUSE with a sharp and cutting collection of four house tracks that are equal parts eccentrically off-kilter and warmly welcoming, esoterically out there and remarkably familiar. 1st of 2 parts forming the “OTOTSU” album.
We live in an era when “change” is a soundbite to sell more of the same old ideas, and “revolution” has more to do with social trends than social change. Will Long’s deep house debut on Terre Thaemlitz’s Comatonse Recordings examines that pack of lies dubbed “change” from the sweaty […]
You may still be dazed from the first volume (C 026-1EP), but Will Long and DJ Sprinkles have already cued up their second session, with Mint / Clay landing on Terre Thaemlitz’s Comatonse Recordings. The format and aesthetic remains the same as Purple / Blue, namely two raw pieces by […]
Will Long X DJ Sprinkles’ journey to the heart of deep house culminates in the third and final volume in a series of three, offering the broadest yet most subtle, spine-tingling session of the lot, presenting the former’s raw and ‘floor-ready originals backed by the latter’s inimitably sumptuous overdubs. Conceptually […]
Shlomi Aber presents his third album Linear Equations. The ten-tracker double-LP closes the ten-year celebration of Be As One and follows his 2010 album Chicago Days, Detroit Nights on Ovum Recordings (OVM 9010CD/EP). Through carefully crafted EPs on NonPlus, Figure, Be As One, and more recently Odd Even and Drumcode […]
Wata Igarashi’s mind-bending Question And Answer EP is his second release on The Bunker New York. According to Igarashi, the Question And Answer EP is “about communication and connections, so it makes sense for it to be on The Bunker NY, a label that features so many friends and artists […]
2×12″ version. Shorelights is a collaborative ambient techno project featuring Rod Modell (Deepchord, Echospace, Waveform Transmission, Transformations), and Walter Wasacz and Christopher McNamara of the Detroit-based audio-visual collective nospectacle. Ancient Lights expands the vision and the range of the Shorelights aesthetic, heading into deeper territories of inner and outer space. […]
XOR Gate is the brainchild of Heinrich Mueller, one half of Drexciya and Dopplereffekt. In linguistic or electronic logic, the XOR Gate designates a device, digital or grammatical, which outputs a value only when two differing inputs are fed into it. This can be summed up with the formula “one […]
In a smart turn of events, Daniel Avery’s second album scales between lush ambient downstrokes and signature, rolling techno for a sublime dialogue between the ‘90s and now, all aided and abetted by guests including Teresa Winter, Manni Dee, and James Greenwood (Ghost Culture).
French label Bright Sounds welcomes prolific Dutch artist Boris Bunnik for a new EP under his most celebrated alias. Conforce. The regular Delsin artist saves this project for his more dance floor driven work and that is the case across all four of the atmospheric tracks here. ‘Virtue Signalling’ is […]
The Bug goes head to head with Burial for two bass-bin heaters that is Flame 1. cementing the first release on his freshly formed label PRESSURE. Following on from The Bug’s recent sidewinding 12 inches for Ninja Tune and a colossal album recorded with Earth. Fog / Shrine is possibly […]
As well as releasing as Versalife, Hexagon and many other monikers, the Dutchman is best known for his serious deep and underwater tracks that are part dub, part ambient and part techno. Opening up this new EP is title track Depth Over Distance. Driven by buried deep kick drums, up […]
Long-term Soma collaborator Tony Scott drops his debut album with the label under his Edit Select alias, the perfectly crafted experience, ‘Cyclical Undulations’. Having released with Soma under his Percy X moniker for years and having countless hits under his belt, Scott reinvented himself as Edit Select. Known for his […]
Adam Feingold once again dons the Ex Terrestrial alias, this time for an outing on box fresh Canadian imprint NAFF. He’s in a typically melodious and glassy-eyed mood on the A-side, where “Portal Living (Kali)” and “Portal Living (Plain)” provide two contrasting takes on the producer’s warm and wavy interpretation […]
Dear God is the debut mini album from Seoul-born, Boston-based producer mmph (aka 24 year-old Sae Heum Han). mmph has recently collaborated with up and coming artists serpentwithfeet and Lauren Auder, as well having production featured on the latest David Byrne album. Classically trained since childhood, Sae Han first came […]
Warp grip DJ Nigga Fox for a blazing follow-up to last year’s heavily experimental 15 Barras 12” with Príncipe. With Crânio, Nigga Fox reasserts his position at the vanguard of Kuduro and its mutant offshoots by pushing the levels of detail and rhythmic tension in his productions to lethal degrees, resulting some of that […]